The 26-year-old is set to appear opposite Russell Crowe, who is playing the Sheriff of Nottingham in the film, written by Brian Helgeland.
She said: “It’s happening. I just found out. It’s the most exciting news in the world. It’s ridiculous. But there’s this looming actor’s strike, so it’s not 100% sure that it’s going to be made, but it’s looking pretty certain.”
In Nottingham, a love triangle forms between the legendary do-gooder Robin Hood, his Maid Marian and the archer’s arch nemesis, the Sheriff of Nottingham. The Sheriff is expected to be a more noble lawman who will face off with a more shadier Robin Hood in the Sherwood Forest.